|520Criticality of Gust Pressures on the Members of Self Standing Towers - Ides Editor|
Tall latticed steel towers are being pursued for the purpose of microwave transmission, T.V. transmission etc. Antennas are fixed at the top of the tower for transmission. The height of the towers may range from 50m to 250m. The structural form consists of latticed steel work, suitable bracing and suitable foundation for the tower legs. Usually bolted connections are provided for the joints. Mainly dead and wind loads are considered for the design of such towers...
Keywords: Gust Pressures; Frequency; Resonance